• Central Adelaide Local Health Network 
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville
  • Salary   RN-3  $121,537 – $126,970 p.a.
  • Permanent part-time working 19 hours per week                                 

About the role

This role assists with the access and delivery of a high quality rehabilitation service for CALHN’s Day Rehabilitation Service  which provides its services on an outpatient or consultancy based service consistent within the priorities for the Neuro Rehab Program.

In the course of fulfilling the role of Nurse Consultant, Level 3 Nurse at this level provides clinical nursing expertise for specified individual patients/ clients and/or groups and/or patient/ client populations.

The two main foci of the role is the triaging of referrals for the service and the improvement of clinical assessment and delivery of care processes for this rehabilitation patient group which includes a both neurological and amputee patients as two of its major cohorts.  Work at this level is undertaken by employees with a least 3 years post registration experience.

The Nurse Consultant accepts accountability for the outcomes of nursing practice for the specific client group and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.

Various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to:

  • Primarily implementing improvement to direct expert nursing care for an individual or group of patients/ clients;
  • Providing clinical leadership to nurses;
  • Coordination and leadership of projects and/or programs that contribute clinical expertise to improve patient/ client service outcomes.
  • Practising in accordance with the legal and ethical requirements of the nursing profession as outlined in the SA Public sector code of ethics.

Registered or eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate

The Central Adelaide Local Health Network includes South’s Australia’s major quaternary facility, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, and the Repat Health Precinct. We also deliver mental health services at Glenside Health Services and at a range of other locations across the metropolitan and regional areas.

We’re looking for talented staff to join us and help us to shape the future of health through world-class care and world-class research and achieve our vision of being in the top 50 health services in the world and top 5 in Australia.

What we offer

  • Attractive salary packaging available
  • 17.5 percent Leave loading applied to your annual leave
  • Strong community minded culture and values providing world class care to South Australians
  • Access to Fitness Passport, a discounted workplace health and fitness program available to CALHN staff and their families.
  • Opportunity for movement across the SA Health system: There are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and your career at one of our many metropolitan or regional sites.

Essential Requirements:

Diversity and inclusion: At CALHN we support and foster a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe at work. The culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Application Information:

  • The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
  • In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits and employer superannuation contributions.
  • Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening.

Applications close:  Friday 23 February 2024

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 852932

Lynette Wakefield
Telephone:  +61 8 8222 7801

Closing Date for Applications: 23 February 2024
Name of Contact Person: Lynette Wakefield
Telephone Number of Contact Person: +61 8 8222 7801